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Custard Pie Rolls with Home Made Phyllo Dough


For the custard:

  • Place a saucepan over medium heat. Add the milk and ½ of the sugar. Stir and bring to a boil.
  • As soon as it comes to a boil, remove from heat.
  • In a bowl, add all of the remaining sugar, egg yolks and corn starch. Whisk them together until the mixture is completely smooth and combined.
  • Add ladleful’s of the milk while whisking continuously.
  • When completely combined, transfer mixture back to pot and place back over medium heat.
  • Whisk continuously and vigorously until the mixture begins to thicken. Lower heat.
  • When the mixture thickens enough, remove from heat.
  • Add the butter and stir until the custard is smooth, creamy and shiny.
  • Pass through a sieve and transfer to a small baking pan.
  • Cover with plastic wrap, making sure the wrap touches the surface of the custard directly, so that it doesn’t form a film on top.
  • Refrigerate to chill.

For the dough:

  • Preheat our oven to 170 celcious
  • Combine all of the ingredients for the dough in a large bowl. Stir with a wooden spoon while adding the water in small batches. When the mixture comes together to form a dough, lightly dust your hands with flour and start to knead the dough until it stops sticking to your hands.
  • Divide dough into 4 equal parts. Cover with a towel and allow it to rest for 20-30 minutes.
  • When ready, roll out each piece of dough into a 50x15 cm rectangle.
  • Add ¼ of the cream to the center of each piece of dough. Spread it with a spatula leaving a 2 cm border all around.
  • Roll dough into a cylinder. It should like a cylinder filled with cream.
  • Brush the edges with some oil so it can seal and the filling won’t run out.
  • Shape cylinder into a swirl or spiral.
  • Repeat process with all of the pieces of dough.
  • Brush the surface with milk and bake for 35-40 minutes until golden.
  • When ready, remove from oven. Set aside to cool.
  • Dust with icing sugar and cinnamon. Serve.


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Nutrition information per 100 gr.

Calories (kcal)
13 %


Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

Total Fat (g)
22 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

Saturated Fat (g)
42 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

Total Carbs (g)
11 %


The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

Sugars (g)
13 %


Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

Protein (g)
8 %


It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

Fibre (g)
3 %


They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

Sodium (g)
4 %


A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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